Shell Lubricants India appoints Debanjali Sengupta as new Country Head

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 15 Sep 2021


Debanjali Sengupta: “The Indian market is the third largest lubricants market in the world. We believe we will be able to achieve a successful growth trajectory with our consumer-centric approach.”

Shell India has appointed Ms. Debanjali Sengupta as Country Head of Shell Lubricants India. She succeeds Raman Ojha, who has moved on to take over as Vice President - Global Head (Construction & Roads).

After joining Shell India in 2005 as part of the New Market Entry team, Debanjali has aced many global and local assignments as a frontline leader at the company and was chosen to join an elite group of strategists in their Group Strategy team at London. At Shell, she has successfully fulfilled several roles as the Head of Sales & Operations at Shell India, Retail; Global Strategy, Manager of Non-Fuels Business and Global Business Head of Vehicle Care at Shell Mobility. Debanjali is also Shell’s nominated Director in Punjab Renewable Energy Systems, carrying forward the low carbon mandate of Shell in India.

With over 20 years of industry experience as a seasoned leader across industries, business cycles and markets, her focus as the Country Head will be on leading Shell Lubricants through sustainable pathways in support of the nation’s ongoing energy transition. 

Commenting on her appointment, Ms Sengupta said: “The Indian market is the third largest lubricants market in the world. We believe that we will be able to achieve a successful growth trajectory with our consumer-centric approach. I look forward to bringing in a fresh and innovative business perspective to Shell Lubricants India whilst achieving new heights and benchmarks with this extraordinary team.”

Prior to joining Shell, Debanjali has worked in Tata Motors in the domestic as well as international Business. She is an Economics Postgraduate and MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIMC).